Lung Cancer Resources
At the Cancer Center at Overlake, we understand being diagnosed and going through treatment for lung cancer is a difficult and challenging process. Our dedicated lung cancer patient navigator is available to assist lung cancer patients and their loved ones throughout their care. We also offer support from diagnosis to recovery through the Cancer Resource Center, located on the Overlake campus.
Below you'll find a list of trusted organizations for additional resources, support and information.
Cancer Resource Center at Overlake
The Cancer Resource Center offers information on all cancer types. Available resources include:
- Lending library
- Support groups
- Informational brochures
- Wigs and soft chemo-hats.
A counselor is available by appointment. All services and resources in the Cancer Resource Center are free of charge.
Smoking Cessation Classes
Classes are offered at Overlake and Bellevue College and are designed to help you understand your smoking habit and assist you in becoming a non-smoker. For information, please call Overlake's Education Department at 425-688-5259.
Gilda's Club Seattle
Gilda’s Club Seattle provides all cancer patients and their families, partners and friends a warm meeting place to join with others to build social and emotional support. Services are free of charge.
American Cancer Society
One of the primary goals of the American Cancer Society is to provide the most accurate-up-to-date cancer information. Patients receive help with making treatment decisions, understanding the effects of treatment, meeting other survivors, and finding or offering support on the Cancer Survivor network. Services are free of charge.
Cancer Lifeline provides emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They provide an array of services to cancer patients and survivors, their family members, caregivers and friends. Services are free of charge.
Lung Cancer.org is an important source of information for lung cancer patients and their families. It is an excellent referral to CancerCare’s free professional counseling, education programs and financial assistance for people with lung cancer.
Lung Cancer Alliance
The Lung Cancer Alliance is dedicated exclusively to patient support and advocacy for people living with lung cancer or those at risk for the disease. Programs include free information and referral services for those with lung cancer. The ‘Phone Buddy Program’ connects people with lung cancer and their family members/caregivers with other people that “have been there”. Services are free of charge.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
The National Cancer Institute provides the latest and most accurate information on cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing research. Information is available via free printed materials and information specialists can answer questions about cancer over the phone. Services are free of charge.
Team Survivor NW
“Get fit for the health of it.” Team Survivor NW has developed a variety of fitness and health education programs to help cancer patients and survivors get active, fit and focused on their health both now and in the future. Services are free of charge.